Rhododendron formosum Wall.

 
  • Family : ERICACEAE
    (Heather Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : RHODODENDRON FAMILY (बुराँश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Ericaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Azalea formosa (Wall.) Kuntze; Rhododendron formosum var. salicifolium C.B.Clarke; Rhododendron gibsonii Paxton; Rhododendron iteophyllum Hutch.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Rhododendron formosum Wall.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Key identification features : Small shrubs, up to 2.4 m tall; Leaves elliptic to linear-elliptic, acute, veins impressed above, glabrous or setose-ciliate; Inflorescence corymb; Flowers funnel-campanulate, whitish pink, often with yellow markings along tube; Capsules erect, symmetric.
  • Flower, Fruit : April- August
  • Distribution :
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature :
    • G.S Giri., A.Pramanik., H.J. Chowdhery., G.D Pal and S.K. Das (2008). Materials for Arunachal Pradesh, Vol (2), Pg: 81
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Rhododendron formosum. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

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